Chilli cultivators receive new equipment


Twenty-five farmers engaged in chilli cultivations in the Anuradhapura District were given new equipment by the Minister of Agriculture, Forest Resources and Wildlife Minister Mahinda Amaraweera and MP Duminda Dissanayake recently.

The equipment had been provided as part of the Agriculture Innovation Project initiated by the Ministry of Agriculture.

Chilli farmers from villages such as Thirappane and Puliyankulama had been provided with new equipment. Amaraweera also said that the new tools will be given to 75 chilli farmers during the coming weeks.

BY Thisara Samal (Anuradhapura)